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Feb 3, 2013 10:00am EST
needs to back him up, too. chris: hillary clinton did something big this week. she ended her tour as secretary of state. e showed off her skill, carefully and pleasantly stepping aside from every reporter's attempt to find a window into her presidential stantd. i tried that on the hard ball tour. >> will you be running for president in 2004? no. are we done? chris: will you be running for president in 2008? >> you know, i have said the same thing to everyone, to every important public figure and commentator. no one of your stature, however, has ever asked me this question. unfortunately, you're going to get the same answer. i have absolutely no plans -- chris: i have no plans to go to hawaii in 2008 either, but i might go. you still haven't answered the question. up want to leave it at that? >> that's absolutely where i want to leave it. chris: that's the way hillary clinton is when you are talking to her. she's very nice. let's look at the guys at "saturday night live." >> many people believe if you declared right now you would be the democratic front runner. are you in or out? >
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Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
out on a day when we got a new secretary of state. hillary clinton is now a private citizen, technically, anyway, for the first time in more than three decades. and john kerry no longer a senator from massachusetts, has been sworn in to replace her. our chief foreign affairs correspondent, andrea mitchell, at the state department for us tonight. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. with egypt on fire and a suicide bomber attacking the u.s. embassy compound in turkey, there was no time to celebrate the changing of the guard at the state department. even on her last day as secretary of state, hillary clinton was calling the turkish foreign minister and the u.s. ambassador in ankara. >> of course, we live in very complex and even dangerous times as we saw again just today at our embassy in ankara. >> reporter: the embassy in turkey is old, build in the 1950s but the front gate is separate from the main building and well defended by marines. >> that tually insured this wasn't far worse than it could have been. >> reporter: clinton's state department farewell w
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Feb 3, 2013 11:30am EST
a decade. bill clinton's first budget director. his chief of staff. you left for a while. they almost got you to run for governor i think of california. then cia director and then secretary of defense. it is you, jim baker, donald rumsfeld, dick cheney, you're on this mount rushmore of guys that have held every office other than the president. >> it's been a hell of a ride. i really enjoyed it. in many ways. you know, it's kind of the son of italian immigrants i've kind of lived the american dream, which is i've gotten a lot of opportunities to serve the country. and i've been able to do some great things. i really, you know, in the end i used to ask my father why as an immigrant he came to the united states. he said because we wanted to make sure our children had a better life. i hope that that's my legacy that in some way in all those jobs i gave our children a better life. >> i want to ask you a little about all of it, but i want to start with we've now had back-to-back secretary of defense that did a stint as head of the cia. how important was that stint? having that experience at the
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
, as secretary of state hillary clinton stepped down. it's a great reminder of the serious security threats that the now secretary of state john kerry is inheriting. chaos outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey's capital today. a suicide bomber killed himself and the embass guard and blasted a hole through the checkpoint. paramedics rushed to help a seriously wounded woman. at least two other guards were hurt. the u.s. ambassador to turkey said the compound is secure, but standing among is the confusion, he was clearly shaken. >> right now we are dealing with our sadness at the lost of our fellow member of our embassy. >> reporter: the turk irk government blamed a domestic militant group. >> we strongly condemn the suicide attack. >> reporter: it's the latest in the series of threats to u.s. diplomatic facilities. in september terrorists killed four americans in ben gauzi. the state department responded, promising more security. >> the level of security protection at our facility in ankara, ensured there were not significantly more deaths and injuries. >> reporter: the attack comes on t
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Feb 8, 2013 12:35am EST
] excited to hear that one. pro, president bill clinton is nominated for best spoken word. con, it's for his reading of "fifty shades of grey." [ laughter ] i didn't even know he did that. >> steve: i want to listen to that. >> jimmy: i didn't even know he did that. [ imitating clinton ] i love the way -- [ imitating clinton ] >> jimmy: i love nipple clamps. [ laughter ] >> steve: yeah. [ imitating clinton ] red bottoms! [ laughter ] >> jimmy: pro, kanye west is nominated for six grammys. con, he's prepared seven acceptance speeches. [ laughter ] that's a bad sign. that means -- yeah. >> steve: or a good sign. >> jimmy: or a good one. pro, mumford & sons could win for best rock song. con, "sanford and sons" could win for best theme song. [ laughter ] that is a good theme song. you guys got it? ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: the roots, they're just amazing. a grammy for that. pro, my album "blow your pants off" is nominated for best comedy record. [ cheers and applause ] con, my lyrics were meant to be soul-searching and confessional, and everyone thought i was joking. [ laughter ]
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Feb 5, 2013 4:00am EST
following hillary clinton and the former condoleezza rice. >> can a man actually run the state department? i don't know. as the saying goes, i have big heels to fill. >>> and president george h.w. bush is feeling great and he went out to dinner saturday night at a restaurant in houston. his first night out since being released from the hospital. he had a martini and saved for two hours. >>> a couple in arkansas are enjoying the profit. a whopper of a fishing trip. lottery officials say the couple bought two lottery tickets, both winners. one ticket for $50,000 was bought on the way to fishing. the second ticket bought on wait home was ace $1 million jackpot. congratulations. >>> in health news now, a new japanese study says chewing gum can boost alertness, upwards of 10%. they say average reaction time is faster with gum chewers improving temporary blood flow to the train. >>> the busiest day of the record for one company. mcgraw hill tumbled 14% air civil lawsuit against the ratings agency over alleged wrongdoing. >>> overseas this morning, bp beat fourth quarter earnings estimates. and kee
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Feb 1, 2013 5:00am EST
background checks. >>> an emotional day at the state department. this is hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. she'll say goodbye to state department employees at a public ceremony and john kerry sworn in as her replacement this afternoon. clinton says she knows she's leaving the state department in good hand. >>> prince george's county fire department is launching an internal investigation into the serious beltway crash. a fire engine was rear ended by a tractor-trailer as it made a u-turn on the beltway which is legal for emergency vehicles, but investigators are looking to see if the turn broke the department's guidelines on u-turns. the crash injured seven people, including a firefighter who had to have his arm surgically reattached. >>> 5:07 now. the investigation into the problems with the 787 batteries is heading to the u.s. japan's civil aviation bureau has been investigating the problem since the beginning of the year. they say they're sending investigators to seattle where the aircrafts are assembled. innian, two separate battery fires forced all of the boeing
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Feb 1, 2013 4:30am EST
white zone on storm team 4 radar. that's south of clinton, north of waldorf and that is passing to the east quickly and that's a little narrow band that stretches from eastern, southeastern prince george's county into central calvert county and across the bay. it's zipping off to the east. as we look at temperatures, critical value of course, we want to make sure that the road temperatures don't get too cold. right now, they're a little above freezing. some of the snow reaching the ground south is melting a little bit on some of the roadways. north and west, the road temperatures below freezing. this light snow off and on here, passing snow showers all the way until 10:00 this morning. temperatures right near or below freezing. dusting to an inch around the light blue zone including washington, nearby suburbs. a dusting here and flurries. or a dusting north and west. up to a half inch or so in southern maryland northern neck. farther west, 1 to 2 inches along the blue ridge. part of the shenandoah valley and into the mountains. this cold pattern will continue into the weekend. w
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Feb 10, 2013 10:00am EST
. >> today's valentine's day, white house spokesman said the president and mrs. clinton will honor the holiday by observing a moment of silence. expected to last the entire evening. chris: and when we come back, barack obama replaced troops on the ground with drones in the sky. >> the administration also puts forward a false choice between the liberties we cherish and the security we provide. >> i will provide our intelligence and law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to track and take out the terrorists without undermining our constitution and our freedom. chris: boy, he's gotten older, hasn't he? that was president obama as a candidate in 2007, running hard against the legacy of the bush-cheney foreign policy. at issue now today the 700% rampup of drone strikes under obama. there have been 350 under obama, largely in pakistan. a key question is blowback, no one knows how many untargeted civilians have been killed by drone strikes or the damage to winning hearts and mind over there. the effect of blowback is a central theme in the television series "homeland" where the
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00am EST
. this is hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. she will say goodbye to employees at a public ceremony. as for what's next for her, clinton has been rumored to be considering another run for president in 2016. nbc news's andrea mitchell says she's not sure what her future will be. >> i have no position on any of this. i have no opinion about itment i'm still secretary of state. i can't really engage in politic. and for the foreseeable future, i don't think that i will be at all political. >> john kerry will succeed clinton at the state department and he will be sworn in today. >>> melissa mollet at the live desk. >> good morning. we have breaking news into the newsroom. we're just getting in some reports of an explosion outside the u.s. embassy in turkey. it happened a few moments ago. ambulances have now been sent to the area, rescue crews as well. we'll pass along more information as we get it. at the live debts being, melissa mollet, news 4. >>> it will be a kiss that has people talking on monday morning. >> the super bowl commercial that some people are already saying goes a little
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Feb 1, 2013 11:00am EST
. >>> back here at the district. it will be an emotional day at the state department. this is hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. asked what's next for her, clinton is rumored as making another run for president in 2016. she told andrea, she's not sure what's in her future. >> i have no opinion about this, i'm still secretary of state. i can't really engage in politics. for the foreseeable future i don't think i'll be at all political. >> john kerry will succeed hillary clinton at the state department. >> i think the wind has picked and the temperature dropped since i was up. it's really cold this morning. >> is there a saddle on my back? i feel like i've been ridden hard all week. oh, man. what a weather week we've had. now, we're talking about wind, turning colder, february certainly acting like a winter month. good morning. we're certainly looking like winter too. this is a photo sent in by one of our nbc4 viewers. fresh snow there. and also into nbcwashington.com, too, this is what maryland looked like a quarter to a half an inch, many of the suburbs and rural areas. and it'
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Feb 3, 2013 10:30am EST
with clinton or biden. 2016. >> oh. >> you've been close to both of them. secretary panetta, i've got to ask you, who's ready to be commander in chief tomorrow? >> i think both of them -- i have worked with both of them. if they make the decision they want to be commander in chief, i think they are both qualified to do it. >> what's their distinctive strengths? >> i for joe biden, obviously as vice president, knowing the world, knowing the issues involved, knowing what it means to govern from that perspective. and for hillary clinton, she knows it from every angle now, having worked in the white house, been a part of that, and now as secretary of state knowing the world. >> biden or clinton? >> i'd like to see which of the harbaugh brothers come out on top. >> gentlemen, thank you both for being here. >> thank you, chuck. good to see you. >> as secretary panetta prepares to leave government service again, we spent some additional time with him on press pass to talk about that long career as a congressman, budget director, white house chief of staff, and director of the cia. he also weighs in
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Feb 2, 2013 7:00am EST
, a new chapter for hillary clinton. the former secretary of state is waking up this morning -- she's probably sleeping in without an official job for the first time in 30 years. we'll look at what's ahead. >>> then, extreme sports. with the death of a snowmobiler at the x-games, we'll look at whether competitors are maybe trying to push the envelope too far. has this become a little too extreme? >>> plus, a serious long-term relationship for pop star taylor swift. not a guy, it's diet coke. critics say it's sending the wrong message to her young fans. more coming up. >>> we begin in alabama where a police standoff with a man accused of holding a 5-year-old hostage in an underground bunker enters its fifth day. we have more from midland city. >> reporter: good morning. this standoff has dragged on for more than 85 hours. police remain tightlipped about the situation, but there's concern from local residents about how the dropping temperatures overnight are affecting safety of the child. so far, though, police say that child is unharmed. on friday, investigators released this picture
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Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
sergeant clinton row meesha will also be there tonight. >>> you may want to avoid driving near the capitol tonight because of the state of the union. capitol police are closing several streets including constitution avenue between second street northeast and louisiana avenue northwest. pennsylvania avenue between first and third streets northwest and east capitol street between second and first streets. independence avenue will also be closed between second street southeast and washington avenue southwest. you can watch the president's speech tonight right here on nbc4. our coverage begins at 8:45 and reaction afterward on news 4:00 at 11:00. >>> today a senate judiciary subcommittee will look for ways to reduce gun violence. ha committee will examine the legality and -- two harvard professors from the law school will testify today. the family of hadiya pendleton will also be at that hearing before heading to the state of the union. >>> outgoing defense secretary leon panetta will say his final goodbyes to his colleagues at the pentagon. that happens later this morning. he's served since j
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Feb 14, 2013 11:00am EST
hillary rodham clinton is being honored at the pentagon at this hour. general martin dempsey just presented clinton with the highest award he can present to a civilian. the honor has a long name. it's called the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff joint distinguished civilian service award. >> you've moved diplomacy into the 21st century. you've recognized that there are limits to hard power, and that we need both hard power and soft power. all the while, remembering that it's the investment of your personal time that builds relationships. >> general dempsey added that hillary clinton has been a steadfast supporters of the military. more so, he said, than any other secretary of state in his career. >>> we're learning new information about pope benedict, the 16th health. the vatican said he hit his head and bled during his trip to mexico last march. the vatican said that accident had no relevant role with his plans to step down at the end of this month. this morning the pope told cardinals he'll be hidden to the world once he steps down february 28th. >> and storm team four meteo
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Feb 19, 2013 6:00am EST
to this story. the drink that could impact a baby's weight at birth. >>> hillary clinton won't be hurting for cash. what she'll be doing post politics. the breaking news at this hour. the breaking news at this hour. a major house fire in ♪ ♪ no two people have the same financial goals. pnc works with you to understand yours and help plan for your retirement. visit a branch or call now for your personal retirement review. >>> more now on the breaking news in bowie. chopper 4 over a house fire there. tony tull just pulled up a few moments ago. what are we learning? >> reporter: the guy that was inside, he got out. take a look at the scene. this house absolutely, completely destroyed. you can see the back half of the house is gone. firefighters still putting a lot of water on the house to make sure the hotspots are out. there are two houses on either side, both of those houses sustained damage. but, again, there was one person inside. a want to bring you chief bay shore. you and i were talking. the gentleman in this house, one of the reasons you check smoke detectors is a reason this guy
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Feb 4, 2013 4:00am EST
public appearance in years. bill clinton says hello to a friend. and madame tussauds image. >>> and more on the super bowl game. back in twamts. welcome back. here are some stories making news this morning. officials in turkey are questioning 15 people in a death of a new york city mother whose body was found saturday in istanbul. she'd been vacationing in turkey. police say she was killed by an injury to the head. >>> in cuba, the public people got a closeup look at retired leader fidel castro. their first since 2010 as castry voted at a -- castro voted at a polling place in havana. >>> john kerry had a busy weekend talking to the leaders of israel, turkey, and japan. >>> the funeral of ed koch will be held today. he died at age 88. >>> a star in the all-american girls professional baseball league in the 1940s has died at the age of 88. she was an inspiration for the movie "a league of their own," and model played by the character played by geena davis. >>> the biggest tv spectacle of the year had all the drama of a great halftime show, brother versus brother, and super ads. did the 34-
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Feb 4, 2013 4:30am EST
, mayor bloomberg and president clinton are scheduled to speak. >>> president obama is urging the boy scouts of america to reverse it ban on homosexual members. during an interview yesterday the president said scouts provide great leadership training and no one should be banned from that. last week they said they were open to overturning that ban with a policy to let local troops sponsors make their own decision o n that issue. >> a prince george's county firefighter is waking up in the hospital after being injured fighting a fire in bowie. it broke out on sunday afternoon. a neighbor called 9-1-1 after someone knocked on his door to warn him about approximate the fire spreading. no one was inside at the time. the firefighter was burned on his back. esshe is expected to be okay. >>> ravens quarterback joe flacco will be celebrating his team's super bowl victory in florida. he'll be part of a parade at disney world kingdom for being named super bowl mvp. >>> it will be a good couple of months for flacco. he's a free agent and likely one of the highest paid quarterbacks. dan hellie was
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Feb 16, 2013 12:35am EST
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Feb 1, 2013 4:00pm EST
states in 112 countries. today is hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. 90 minutes ago, the employees she led through a sometimes tumultuous four years crowded into the lobby here to thank her for her service and wish her well. clinton says she is honored to have worked with them, proud of the work they have done. she described her time as unique, exciting and challenging. >>> it's been a big day on wall street. it just wrapped up. a live look at the big board showing the dow stopping 14,000 for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008. the nasdaq and s&p also posted gains today after mixed news about the monthly jobs situation. the national unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9% from 7.9 in december, but the country added 157,000 jobs in january. hiring last year was stronger than originally shot. >>> should i have to opt out of donating your organs instead of opting in, a controversial billing is introduced today. >>> and how the in you is moving through our region. >>> and how the nfl is focusing on we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car.
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Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
the investigation into that secret service scandal. >>> also the last day for secretary much state hillary clinton. she got a big farewell. >> that's right, she gave a somewhat emotional good-bye to her colleagues there at the state department, how honored she had been to serve with them, how much she will miss them. she told our own andrea mitchell that she's looking forward to sleeping in for the first time in a long time. there's a lot of speculation whether she will run for president in 2016. >> tons of speculation on that. i'm sure we haven't seen the last of her. kristin, thank you so much. >> thank you. >>> a culpepper jury recommends three years in jail for daniel harmon wright. he's the former police officers, as she sat in her car in a culpepper church parking lot last year. news4's northern virginia bureau reporter david cull remember is live outside the courthouse with what happens next. david? >> jim, what we saw was some of the most emotional testimony since this trial began. it seems that temperature may have influenced the gyres as they considered a recommendation of a sentence for
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Feb 4, 2013 11:00am EST
in the footsteps of two women. secretaries of state hillary clinton and condoleezza rice. >> right now president obama is headed to minneapolis. his first trip out of washington to push for gun control laws. a picture of the president has people talking this morning. tracie potts has more. [ "hail to the chief" ] ♪ >> reporter: as president obama pitches a gun control plan more reaction to this white house photo of the president skeet shooting at camp david. critics say he's pandering to conservatives while pushing for a ban on assault weapons that seems to have no chance on capitol hill. universal background checks is gaining support. >> i think everyone acknowledges we should do something with background checks. >> reporter: mark kelly argues checks must be expanded to keep guns away from mentally ill people like jared loughner, charged with shooting kelly's wife former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> the case of the rejection at the gun store he could have easily gone to a gun show or private seller to get a gun. >> reporter: this super bowl ad accused the nra of making a complete turn
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Feb 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
rice, and hillary clinton proceeded him. he joked that he has in his words big heels to fill. >> yes, he does. >>> why a local law school is asking prospective students whether they are gale. seven days later, a little boy is still held hostage, the new request from the 5-year-old who is being kept in an underground bunker. >>> why reducing your junk mail would help protect you from identity theft. >>> he wants to spend his life doing what dad does, so god made a farmer. >>> and our super bowl coverage continues with the >>> ahead on "news4 at 4," a 500-year-old mystery finally solved. the big announcement about what happened to one of the england's famous kings. >>> hundreds pack one of the new york city's prominent synagogues to honestor former mayor ed koch. former president clinton sag the city is better because he lived and served. he served three times, credited with leading the city to a financial rebirth. he died on friday of congestic heart failure. ed koch was 88-year-old. >>> one of history's most enduring historic has been resolved. they say they've located remains of kin
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
to hillary clinton for her leadership. >>> new orleans mayor mitch landrieu is looking for more answers after last night's big blackout in the super dome. the lights went out for more than half an hour in the third quarter of the game. the mayor says he expects a full report from everyone involved this week. the energy department calls it an abnormality. commissioner goodell says it won't hurt the city's chances of hosting the games in 2018. >>> ravens fans were all over the streets in baltimore last night. the rally crowds. damaged some tv news trucks. they report several people were arrested last night. chris gordon has more on the celebration, the cleanup and the preparation for the victory parade tomorrow. chris? >> good evening. the ravens will take the field for the last time this season at m & t bank stadium as super bowl champs tomorrow. now, one baltimore businessman is such a big fan, that he made an offer his customers couldn't refuse. san francisco kicked off deep into the end zone to start the second half of the super bowl. the ravens' jacoby jones surprised everyone, running 108
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Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
last friday. right after secretary of state hillary clinton bid farewell to employees. she led for four years. on monday kerry introduced himself and said the safety of u.s. diplomats overseas is one of his top priorities. >>> a new website is fueling speculation about hillary clinton's future. the former secretary of state has a new site up and running. hila hila hilaryclintonoffice.com. the new york daily news says the site was registered last thursday, the day will evbeforen stepped down as secretary of state. so far she's left off any questions about a presidential run in 2016. >>> lots of sunshine and blue skies today, but don't get too used to it. >> meteorologist veronica johnson has details about a big change headed our way. >> that's right. another storm will be moving in late tomorrow. and already throughout the day tomorrow, we'll see an increase in clouds. we have been dealing with some wind. it's been breezy and we've been g getting wind gusts through the afternoon. upwards of 25 miles per hour. still hanging on. 22-mile-per-hour wind gusts in virginia 21 right there in d.c
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Feb 12, 2013 5:00am EST
barber. he replaced her in the house. staff sergeant clinton romesha will be a guest of the president as well. he received the congressional medal of honor yesterday. you can watch the speech tonight on nbc4. our coverage begins at 8:45. we'll have reaction afterwards on news 4 at 11:00. >>> today a senate judiciary subcommittee will hear testimony on gun violence in our country. he'll also look at the effectiveness and constitutionality of current and proposed gun laws. two harvard law school professors will testify at the hearing. the family of hadiya pendleton will also be at the hearing for heading to the state of union. a court hearing that involves two of the victims of the virginia tech shooting. they're arguing that the appeal should be heard. this stems from a lawsuit the victims' families won against the state. they say their daughters could have survived the 2007 shooting spree if virginia tech alerted the campus earlier about the gunman. a judge later upheld the finding but reduced the damages. >>> a united nations agency proposing stricter safety guidelines on the batteri
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Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm EST
>>> former president bill clinton does it, so does natalie portman, ellen degeneres and carey underwood. >> that means no animal products, including dairy, meat, eggs, even honey. advocates say it's an easy way to get healthy a lose weight, but it's not a cure-all. what some people are calling the vegan myth. >> i recently started a new job where i was going to be sitting all the time at the computer, didn't have a lot of time to exercise. >> reporter: so 22-year-old monica coleman decided to start a vegan diet, avoiding many foods. >> realized it seemed to be the best diet for my health. >> reporter: instead of meals filled with nutrient-packed legumes and veggies she was leaned towards stuff -- >> i started making vegan brownies, which i felt good about, but i ended up eating a whole huge batch. >> reporter: eating like that caused coleman to cully gain weight. >> vegan doesn't necessarily mean healthy. >> holistic health coach melissa farley says vegan diets have been trending as more celebrities say they're skipping out on animal products, but eating vegan doesn't automatically help
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Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
clinton after the state department. we'll tell you about her new gig. >> this is 7-year-old boy. he's going to be what -- >> president of the united states. >> you'll meet him coming up. >> cute. >> we'll go live to spring training. dan hellie gives us a look at bryce harper year two. >> there's a surprising reason >> there's a surprising reason that first lady mi ♪ for tapping into a wealth of experience. >> there's a surprising reason that first lady mi for access to one of the top wealth management firms in the country. for a team of financial professionals who provide customized solutions. for all of your wealth management and retirement goals, discover how pnc wealth management can help you achieve. visit pnc.com/wealthsolutions to find out more. teenager any longer but certainly still a baseball phenom. >> bryce harper ready for year number two with the nats. dan hellie brings us the story live from florida. hi, dan. >> reporter: he's gained ten pounds of muscle. might be the strongest guy on the team. watching batting practice for the last few days, nobody hibts it further
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Feb 19, 2013 11:00am EST
way to improve ties between the two countries. >>> don't expect hillary clinton to stay out of the spotlight for long. the former secretary of state will begin giving paid speeches later this year. she'll be compensated pretty well, too. she could bring in $200,000 for each speech in the u.s. and as much as $750,000 in asia or the middle east. clinton will speak for free on behalf of causes she'll support. she will donate some earnings to charity. >> the woman is brilliant. >> and going to be paid for being brilliant. >>> news 4 meteorologist storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein to tell us about the weather. >> that snow looked pretty. >> tiny balls of ice bouncing around and video of that shot. this was about 9:00 this morning. look at this where the sleet was coming down in sheets and bouncing around and a little bit of wet snow, also, accumulated briefly on some grassy areas. but didn't cause any problems. the road temperatures were warm enough that it melted on roads and you look at what it did to these daffodils. this was a photo sent innen eb of our viewers. it is e
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Feb 25, 2013 7:00am EST
is traveling with him. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. secretary clinton could not resolve syria and secretary kerry is facing his debut on the world stage, trying to deal with the same problem. he met today with the prime minister at downing street, david cameron, as the allies are trying to scramble, trying to salvage a key meeting with syrian opposition leaders scheduled later this week in rome. syrian rebels do not want to go to the meeting because they are frustrated that the u.s. and europe have refused to provide arms and other aid and create a no-fly zone. secretary clinton had proposed that along with defense secretary leon panetta last year, at least proposed arming and training some rebel groups but the president rejected that plan last year. tomorrow, of course, the biggest problem, the biggest obstacle that the new secretary of state, john kerry, will face to getting rid of the assad reg seem russia. will he meet tomorrow in berlin with the russian foreign leader. that's a very big challenge. a visiting tour, nine countries in 11 days. natalie? >> andrea mitche
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Feb 2, 2013 9:00am EST
a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso to enter. >>> hillary clinton has been off the job for less than 24 hours, and she's already yesterday's news. this is the front page for the state department's website. it features new secretary of state john kerry. kerry was sworn in yesterday by supreme court justice elena kagan. meanwhile, clinton is a private citizen for the first time in more than 30 years. she says she's thankful for everything. >>> maryland's capital will host the president next week. president obama plans to address senate democrats during a two-day retreat in ann nap lis. the white house is not releasing any details on what the president will discuss, but the retreats are often used to craft strategy and messaging for the party for the coming year. governor martin o'malley will also host the senators for dinner at his home. >>> at least one person has taken themselves off the president's short list for the next transportation secretary. the los angeles mayor says he is humbled by speculation he would fill the role, but he says he is firmly committed
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Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
some people wondering about hillary clinton's political future. >>> also right now, there were a lot of [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents are awesome. but when i cook up some beef, ketchup, relish and cheese, cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >>> good morning, i'm at the live desk following breaking news out of australia where firefighters haare dealing with wildfire they expect to get worse. there's video now. you see how devastating the fire is. you see the flames out of control. firefighters have called for reinforcements. they are evacuating community in the fire's path. they're trying to get animals as well as people and other things out of there. again, we are following this breaking news out of australia. specifically, tasmania. they are dealing with a wildfire expected to hit seve
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Feb 11, 2013 6:00am EST
, couple of pockets of moderate showers north of bowie and southeast of clinton. from there to upper marlboro and calvert county and southern anne arundel. it's moving off north and east. have an umbrella handy. we'll get passing showers ond an off. it's in the upper 30s in prince george's county. montgomery county, upper 30s. fairfax as well. all above freezing but a chill in the air. you need your winter coat. reagan national at 38 degrees. through the morning hours, this cold rain off and on through 8:00, 9:00. by then in the mid-40s. by noontime, most of it -- maybe the chance of an isolated shower into the low 50s by noontime. hometown forecast for germantown in montgomery county, might have a little sun breaking out with highs reaching the upper 50s. a look at the entire region and into this evening coming up in ten minutes. now, first 4 traffic and how this rain is affecting your travel this morning. here's danella. >> good morning. as far as traveling along i-270, tom, we're seeing a lot of congestion. normal delays around this time of morning. the good news is no accidents t
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Feb 5, 2013 12:35am EST
, you take it out. [ laughter ] >> jay: oh, wow! >> so -- >> jay: and i see clinton gave you a nice -- >> yeah, so -- >> jay: -- endorsement here in the back. can you do him? have you been -- [ as clinton ] >> i don't know, jay, you know. i'm -- i'm watching tv with hillary and michael's on singing. i love -- i love music, you know that. he actually does, he's like a a big, big music fan. >> jay: yeah, yeah. >> he wants to come out on the road and play sax with us. >> jay: all right. well, listen, you know, congratulations on everything. >> thank you. >> jay: "the soul of it all." actually, it's a lot of fun to read, actually. we go back a long ways. >> yes, we do. >> jay: i recognized a lot of things in here. and this is album as well. congratulations, my friend. >> thank you so much. >> jay: jessica, good luck at the oscars. [ cheers and applause ] "zero dark thirty" and of course hugh jackman, "les miserables." best actor, good luck to you as well. i hope we'll see you right after the academy awards. [ cheers and applause ] tomorrow night, josh duhamel will join us. but jimmy fal
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Feb 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
clinton and condoleezza rice. before that, colin powell had the job. kerry is the first white man to hold the job of secretary of state since warren christopher 16 years ago. >>> now to the 15-year-old girl who became a global inspiration after she survived an assassination attempt by the taliban in pakistan, because she spoke out for the rights of young women. her name, malala, now being mentioned for the nobel peace prize. and tonight we're hearing from her for the first time since her remarkable recovery. our report from nbc's keir simmons in london. >> today you can see that i'm alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone. and i'm getting better day by day. >> reporter: malala yousafzai's words on camera were to thank others. >> because all the people, men, women, children, all of them have prayed for me. and because of these prayers, god has given me this new life. >> reporter: she almost died. shot in the head last october by islamic extremists, because she fought for the right of young women to have an education. on saturday, she walked to the operating room. for five mor
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Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
clinton's former white house physician, dr. connie mariano, was quoted by cnn as saying, i'm worried about this man dying in office. at an afternoon press conference in new jersey, the governor chose to then get serious on the topic of his 30-year struggle with his weight. >> so far, up to 50 years old, i've been remarkably healthy. and you know, my doctor continues to warn me that my luck is going to run out relatively soon, so believe me, it's something that i'm very conscious of. >> the governor said last night and today, that like all people who struggle with weight, he thinks about it constantly, and it's a major topic of conversation in his family. >>> a bizarre video has been posted on youtube by north korea, including some disturbing images set to a gauzy rendition of "we are the world." it's a propaganda video that seems to be part dream sequence, part video game. it shows a missile launch and then later what appears to be new york city in flames. back in the real world, we're back with our "making a difference" report right after this. at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a
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Feb 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >> reporter: but then bill clinton's former white house doctor, a retired navy rear admiral weighed in on cnn. >> i'm a republican. so i like chris christie a lot. i want him to run. i just want him to lose weight. i'm a physician more than i'm a democrat or republican and i worry about this man dying in office. >> reporter: to the governor and his family, that was no joke. so he called the doctor today to sound off. >> that a doctor in arizona who has never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history, could make a diagnosis from 2,400 miles away is completely irresponsible. my children saw that last night. and she sat there on tv and said i'm afraid he's going to die in office. my 12-year-old son comes up to me last night and says, "dad, are you going to die?" >> reporter: like christie, millions of americans, more than one-third of adults in the u.s., struggle with their weight. just look at the popularity of nbc's "biggest loser" and the first lady's "let's move" campaign. >> keep it up! >> reporter: tonight, dr. mariano re
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Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
. no volume at all that you're worried about. traveling in clinton, brandywine, even making the trip in ft. washington for incidents. nice and clear. 295, bw parkway at 32, making your way north and southbound between 32. traveling to the beltway and even heading to d.c., 295 and anacostia. you're clear in both directions. i'm back in ten minutes. aaron and eun over to you. >> thank you. >>> celebrations kicking off this weekend. >>> plus, the famous face who might inspire a larger crowd at the washington auto show today. >>> a live look at reagan national airport. we'll >>> welcome back. this is a live look in loudoun county where the snow is beginning to fall pretty heavily out there. 38 degrees. just a reminder, loudoun county schools are opening two hours late as a result of this weather. we'll have an update later in the news kags. a 12-year-old boy is facing felony charges for making prank calls. he called 9-1-1 in october and said armed robbers were inside ashton kutcher's home. it's called swatting and it's often directed at the homes of celebrities. the boy reported and emergency
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Feb 11, 2013 7:00pm EST
army staff sergeant clinton romesha for his incredible bravery during one of the most fierce attacks in our nation's longest war. after today's emotional ceremony in the east room, there are now 80 living recipients of our nation's highest award for military valor. our report tonight from our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski. >> reporter: wedged deep into a valley surrounded by soaring mountains, combat outpost c.o.p. keating in eastern afghanistan was a death trap. for staff sergeant clint romesha, it was indefensible. >> every which direction you looked, you were looking straight up at the mountain. >> reporter: romesha and the other soldiers at c.o.p. keating were under constant attack. but in october 2009, the taliban launched the most ferocious assault ever. and unleashed a deadly downpour of fire like shooting fish in a barrel. >> 360 degrees, we were taking, you know, rpgs, machine gunfire, mortar fire was coming in. i mean, it was accurate. it was, you know, on target. it was pinning positions down. >> reporter: the americans were vastly outnumbered, nearly 400 to 52.
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Feb 15, 2013 4:30am EST
. if you're traveling in the clinton area, brandywine, no reports of accidents. branch avenue connecting to the beltway, a live look in both directions. your travel lanes, they're open. as you continue towards the wilson bridge, no issues to report in both directions. traveling in virginia on the beltway, your commute is coming up in ten minutes. >>> thanks, danella. >>> are you tired of dealing with the pennies in your pocket? they may be history. >> a settlement over >>> just about 15 before the hour. president obama's call for a vote on gun control at his state of the union made for an emotional scene. the nra is calling that a charade. the gun lobby ceo wayne la pierre says the speech was just the president's latest effort to "dismantle gun rights." he specifically pointed out that the word school safety were never mentioned in the address and renewed a call to put armed guards at every school in america. >> they only care about their decades-long, decades-old gun control agenda. ban every gun they can, tax every gun sold and register every american gun owner. >> la pierre said gun o
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Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
.c., will be hardest hit. as the military faces massive cuts. a new bipartisan commission's plan led by former clinton adviser erskine bowles and alan simpson cuts the deficit by $2.4 trillion over ten years. >> they can squawk all then want to. get your country on course and forget the fact that you are a democrat or a republican and get to be an american and get cracking. >> reporter: the sequester was going into effect january 1 but was delayed as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations. more difficult news for this area, the pentagon announced this afternoon lit notify congress tomorrow of its plan to furlough 700,000 civilian employees if no deal is reached. those furloughs would begin april 22. i'm jennifer johnson, news4. >>> our area's economy depends on thousands of federal workers. how our region could be hard by federal sequestration. >> it is a real threat to this area. ten days to the deadline and everyone wants to see what congress and obama will do. jim deneger of the regional board of trade says it does not look good here for thousands of federal workers and private firms with practical
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Feb 19, 2013 7:00pm EST
's played golf before with president clinton. >>> up next tonight, all the many things russians have recorded on their dashboard video cameras and why it is so many russian drivers have them. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. celebrex can be taken with or without food. and it's not a narcotic. you and your doctor should balance the benefits with the risks. all prescription nsaids, like celebrex, ibuprofen, naproxen and meloxicam have the same cardiovascular warning. they all may increase the chance of heart attack or stroke, which can lead to death. this chance increases if you have
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Feb 24, 2013 10:30am EST
not expanding. i do believe everybody in america has access to affordable hillary clinton. i agree with what the president said in 2009. doesn't make sense to put more people without expanding it, reforming it. >> governor? >> national health care is based on our own experiment in massachusetts. it's been wildly successful. over 90% of our residents have access to medicare, 99.3% of children, i think it is, of children. i don't think any other state in america can touch that. there are more businesses offering insurance to their employees today than before health care reform went into effect. it has not broken our budget and it's very, very popular. we have found a tremendous amount of flexibility with this administration and actually with the bush administration before them in implementing this. i understand that there are philosophical reasons for not supporting this president's solution. but rather than having the usual choices, which was between a perfect solution and no solution, we tried something in this country. i congratulate the president. >> gun control, looks like there may be so
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Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm EST
: as a senator, kerry said military aid should be considered. and hillary clinton and leon panetta both recommended arming and training some rebel units. but president obama rejected that proposal last year. fearing weapons would get into the hands of al qaeda supporters. but today, facing rebel pressure, kerry hinted at a policy shift. >> we are determined that the syrian opposition is not going to be dangling in the wind, wondering where the support is or if it's coming. >> reporter: before leaving london, kerry called a key opposition leader and talked him into showing up for the meeting in rome later this week. today proof that nothing is going to be easy, though, for america's newest top diplomat. brian? >> andrea mitchell in london traveling with the secretary tonight. thanks. >>> dr. c. everett koop has died. the fact that you recognize either his name or face is proof that what will be said about him most is true. he was the first truly public surgeon general of the modern era, certainly the television era. he truly practiced public health. as surgeon general, between 1981 and '
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
. members of the israeli consul general, mayor bloomberg and president bill clinton are scheduled to speak. a new york city subway station will also be renamed in his honor. starting today the east 77th street and lexington station will be called mayor ed koch subway station. koch died of congestive heart failure, he was 88. >>> today would have been civil rights activists rosa parks 100th birthday. the postal service will debut a postal stamp in her honor today. koch is cred-- the sample is th second in a series of three civil rights stamps being released this year. the stamps are now on sale nationwide. >>> this morning, president obama is urging the boy scouts of in america to end its controversial ban on homosexual members. in an interview yesterday with cbs, the president said everyone should have a fair shot. >> the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that it will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think that nobody should be barred pour that. >> the organization is set to vote on wednesday skbliefr
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Feb 6, 2013 11:00am EST
after secretary of state and the new development that could provide a hint about hillary clinton's future ambitions. >>> and tonight on "news 4 at 5:00 q. ", how the postal service cuts will impact the district. we'll find out how the changes will impact the community and small businesses. all those stories and the latest on today's news coming up starting at "news 4 at 4:00." >> time for a final check of our forecast. >> a tale of two skies this morning. we've got a lot of cloud cover north and west of washington but south and east it's albright and sunny. we're on the divided line here in northwest washington. that's the view from space. temperatures under the clouds are colder. upper 30s near 40. where there's sun it's already in the mid 40s to upper 40s. reagan national is at 46. may actually get a little bit warmer there later this afternoon. a bit of a blustery northwest wind. friday morning, predawn. may be a bit of a mix west and north of interstate 95. sun back for the weekend. near 50 on sunday. enjoy. >> okay. we will. thanks, tom. ♪ >>> let's hope the wizards are wa
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Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
by the secretary of stays, then secretary clinton and then head of cia general petraeus that we provide weapons to the resistance in syria. did you support that? >> we did. >> you did support that? >> we did. >> thank you, mr. chairman. >> that plan did not go forward. senator mccain later released a statement today. he urged president obama to take action to end the conflict in syria. >> chandra levy, that is the game in a brings up memories for many in our area. she's the washington intern who was murdered, whose body turned up in rock creek part in 2002, a year after her disappearance. today her convicted killer returned to the court for a hearing that could potentially lead to a new trial. news4's pat collins is live at d.c. superior court to explain why. pat? >> reporter: there's a problem in the chandra levy case, but tech be weeks before we know what it is. ingmar guandique, looking older, with a shorn head with a toad that that prosecutor described as the face of the devil. two years ago he got 60 years for the murder of chandra livy. guandique, back for hearings that could give him a n
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Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
moderate showers, east and east of clinton. moderate showers around a the northern part of the bay. milder air is pushing into west virginia in the 40s there. shenandoah valley in the mid-30s. closer to washington, in the mid and upper 30s in montgomery, arlington, fairfax, prince george's and the district of columbia. the hometown forecast in upper marlboro, may hit the upper 50s by the afternoon. this cold rain through 8:00. then maybe a chance of a scattered shower after that into early to mid-afternoon. after that, we'll begin to dry out. a look at the rest of the day into the evening, that's coming up in ten minutes. first 4 traffic this monday morning with danella. good morning. >> good morning. tom, we'll start with the rails. metro, marc, vre, all on schedule. no delays reported right now. over to the roadways, we check things on the dulles toll road. from the greenway connecting to the told road heading to the beltway, travel lanes are open. it is rainy. here's a look past 28. now, connecting to the beltway from the dulles toll road to the interchange in both directions of the bel
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Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
received the medal of honor today. president obama placed the medal on clinton romeshe. 50 american troops were ambus d ambushed. they were surrounded on all sides by -- who held the high ground. he was injured by a rocket-propelled grenade, but led the charge through the day-long fire fight and led the team through enemy fire to rescue several fallen soldiers. >> in clint lives the soldier's creed, i will never leave a fallen comrade. he and his team started charging, and they kept charging, 50 meters, 80 meters, ultimately 100-meter run through a hail of bullets. they reached their fallen friends, and they brought them home. >> eight americans were killed that day. their families were at today's ceremony. staff sergeant romeshe grew up in california. he's retired from the military now and works in the oil fields of north dakota. ♪ >>> several thousand people attended this public memorial service today for former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle. it was held at cowboys stadium outside dallas. he was shot to death, you'll remember, at a texas shooting range earlier this month. before and during
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